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Next Level Entertainment

Kihei, HI View map

About

Experienced, Talented and Professional DJs & MCs. Oh, we're SUPER FUN too! :)

For couples not wanting an average wedding... let us create a Next Level Wedding Experience for you!

Check out our client reviews and see how we've helped our Next Level Couples.

Now servicing both Maui and Oahu.

  • Asian-owned
  • Pacific Islander-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the starting price?

MC
Microphones
Sound/PA System

What is included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Consultation
Sound/PA System
MC
Microphones

What is the starting price for uplighting?

$100

What music genres do you specialize in?

Club
Electronic
Hip Hop
Oldies
Pop
R&B/Soul
Rock
Top 40

What services do you offer?

Consultation
Do-Not-Play List
Liability Insurance
MC
Video Projection

What additional equipment do you offer?

Disco Ball
Flat Screen
Microphones
Photobooth
Projector
Sound/PA System
Uplighting

135 Reviews

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Recommended by 100% of couples
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  • Kristina
    Kristina C. Getting married on 09/05/2022
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    Best emcee/DJ for your wedding

    We first experience Joe Cortez and his Next Level Entertainment (NLE) team at a friend's wedding a couple of years back. We knew from that moment that we were going to hire NLE to emcee/DJ our wedding. From our very first meeting all the way to our big day, Joe was very down to earth and easy to communicate with. Joe takes his time getting to know you and what you want and offers suggestions that may improve the flow of the reception. Since we had been planning our wedding during a pandemic, Joe made the process very easy and most importantly stress free. Joe and his team was able to raise the energy level of the guests and was able to keep the guests engaged throughout the night. They made everyone feel welcome, relaxed, and everyone had a great time. One of our best wedding planning decisions.
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    Bianca P. Married on 04/30/2022
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    Amazing Wedding Experience

    Joe Cortez and the Next Level Entertainment team were absolutely amazing to work with! Joe’s energy was infectious from the first meeting we had with him! He asked all the right questions and got us so excited for the reception! You can tell he loves what he does and is just so happy to make the event exactly what you want it to be! For us, he created so many fun and memorable moments at our wedding reception! He is so good at reading the room and making sure all guest are having the best time! Along with the DJ services, we purchased a light package from Joe and that REALLY set the scene! It was the perfect, extra touch to have music and lights be synced up for our event! We also greatly appreciated the content his team produced throughout the ceremony! Our videographer services ended soon after the dance party began so it was a really cool surprise to see NLE put together quality footage of the dance party! We had so much fun with Joe and his team and highly recommend his services! Thank you Joe!!
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    Malyssa C. Married on 04/03/2022
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    Best DJ and MC! Highly Recommend

    Picking the right DJ was a big deal for my husband and I. Setting the right vibe, understanding the energy of the audience, and keeping the dance floor lit was VERY important to us. We also have some friends who are DJs, so I think our bar is somewhat high compared to the average person.

    Joe did such an incredible job as a DJ and MC, we truly couldn't have asked for more. Our guests kept raving about how good the music, mixing, and MCing was! He did an amazing job of reading the energy of the audience and making sure that the night flowed with ease and perfection. He executed on our vision SO PERFECTLY, we are both beyond impressed. My husband and I are both from the Bay Area and let me tell you, Joe was able to bring the Bay Area vibes to the islands! We had so much fun with our guests on the dance floor!

    Joe was also such a pleasure to work with. Very professional, asked all the right questions, great attention to detail, and even went above and beyond by providing us with some insight on our day-of timeline. This was a huge game changer for us and helped make the night flow much smoother. He clearly knows his stuff, and we felt really confident in our decision to work with him even before our actual wedding day.

    Highly recommend Joe and would work with him again in a heartbeat!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner

Team

joe cortez
joe cortez
DJ & Event Host

I'm Joe, Founder of Next Level Entertainment. I've been lucky enough to have spent the last twenty-years doing what I love best: DJing at popular nightclubs and making friends with couples while creating their unforgettable wedding experiences.

I married my high school sweetheart and know that wedding day moments go by quickly, but last a lifetime. Some of favorite parts of the job are with clients sharing their stories, maximizing laughter, pulling heart strings and making friends and family go crazy on the dancefloor.

And I can't wait to meet you and help you elevate your wedding to the Next Level!

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
Buzz's Catering Buzz's Catering Wedding Caterers

They added the right ambience for our Chirstmas party. FUN, FUN, FUN!

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Kihei Kihei, HI, 96753
8083571157
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